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Evans Torque Drum Key   

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Preset the Evans torque drum key's handle to release at a specified tension ensuring even tuning at each lug. The drum key's ergonomic grip and knurl...Read More

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      Torque the toms, stick it to the snare, and beat on - rattle-free.

      Preset the Evans torque drum key's handle to release at a specified tension ensuring even tuning at each lug. The drum key's ergonomic grip and knurled knob offer maximum comfort and fast spinning. A slip-resistant magnetized head holds the key in place without rattling for fast adjustments during play.

      FEATURES
      • Ergonomic handle for maximum comfort
      • Knurled knob for quick spinning
      • Torque handle for uniform tension
      • Rattle-free design grips a tension rod on your kit while playing
      • Drop forged construction: heavy-duty, long-lasting quality
      • GUARANTEED FOR LIFE
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      EvansTorque Drum Key
       
      4.6

      (based on 78 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (59)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (13)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      93%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to use (12)
      • Good quality (12)
      • Functional (11)
      • Improves sound (10)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (10)
      • Concerts (8)
      • Back-up (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional musician (7), Experienced (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good to get started

      I've used this key many times, and just recently purchased one for myself. It is REALLY a nice tool to get you started tuning... basically speeding up the process. But please don't...Read complete review

      I've used this key many times, and just recently purchased one for myself. It is REALLY a nice tool to get you started tuning... basically speeding up the process. But please don't expect it to replace a good trained ear. The DrumDial gets you basically the same results with slightly better accuracy. Because this measures lug tension and not head tension, you'll have a little more work to do by ear once you've got the tensions even. But remember, just because the head and/or lug tension is even... does not mean the drum is "in tune". Each drum size, shell construction, and head construction makes its best tone and sound at different tensions. And the head and drum are NEVER perfectly uniform. So, get something like this to put you in the ballpark of being close to in-tune, then spent the time learning to tune by ear. Overall, excellent product, and much cheaper than the DrumDial which only gets you slightly closer to the end-game.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Great Idea

      The idea is brilliant. You will get even torque all the way around the rim. Problem for me: tuning doesn't always require exact torque.

      The idea is brilliant. You will get even torque all the way around the rim. Problem for me: tuning doesn't always require exact torque.

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      5.0

      good product

      By jeff

      from new hampshire

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

        makes tuning easier

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        3.0

        Not a bad thing to have.

        By Wes

        from Grayson, ky

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

          This is a very good tool to get you in a basic starting place. Definitely not for fine tuning which still has to be done by ear.

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          5.0

          Fast tuning no guessing

          By cusano

          from Texas

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

            Use it for new heads and takes the time out of tuning.. Just set the dial and tune .. Each lug was all tuned accurately with just fine tuning to get the sound you want..

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            5.0

            Great for "fine tuning" your drums!!

            By Jared

            from Crossville, TN

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Practicing

              Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

              Easy to use. There are some pretty good videos on You Tube that explain in detail how it works. Gets a nice even torque on the lugs.

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              5.0

              Works very well

              By TA okl

              from Ok

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Equal tension on lugs
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                Tuning drums and getting tension on heads equal

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                4.0

                Great product

                By Magic Mike

                from St. Petersburg, Florida

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                • Difficult To Use

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                It may take someone not used to applying a tool such as this sometime to get it to function the way it's designed to do.

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                4.0

                yes i would buy this product again!

                By johnnyp

                from wv

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                • number's on dial to small

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                great product

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                The Evans Torque Drum Key is made well and works great!

                By Rob

                from Rio Vista, CA

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                    The Evans Torque Drum Key is made well and with a little practice works great. This key is very easy to use and quickly brings drums into a range that is easy to fine tune by ear.

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                    5.0

                    I Needed Another One!

                    By A-Frame

                    from Minnesota

                    About Me Professional Musician

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Keeping Your Drums Tuned

                    Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                    The 1st time a friend showed me this I said it would never work. "I've been tuning drums by ear since the 60s"! WOW... this was SEVERAL years ago and it's been in my gig bag ever since. Because I work with several bands and I'm constantly moving gear around... I just bought another one. No need for me to even look at anything else. I'm that happy with it.

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                    5.0

                    great service as usual

                    By flash

                    from Duluth MN

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Evans Torque Drum Key:

                      gets you to the even tension fast, just minor tweaking there after.

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